The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Nottingham region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 72 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 18 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.89% 2.56% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 2.69% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 15
Average salary £32,000 £31,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -20.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,250 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £41,250 £41,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
924 929 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 97.16% 94.99% 93.43%
Number of salaries quoted 722 805 787
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
Nottinghamshire

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Tester
Salary Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Nottingham region.

Tester Salary Trend in Nottingham

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title.

1 14 (50.00%) QA
2 11 (39.29%) Manual Testing
2 11 (39.29%) Software Testing
3 6 (21.43%) Scrum
3 6 (21.43%) ISEB
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
4 5 (17.86%) Java
4 5 (17.86%) C#
5 4 (14.29%) C++
5 4 (14.29%) Perl
5 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (14.29%) Ruby
5 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.29%) Degree
5 4 (14.29%) Gherkin
5 4 (14.29%) Ranorex
6 3 (10.71%) Selenium
6 3 (10.71%) Finance
7 2 (7.14%) Publishing
7 2 (7.14%) Firewall
7 2 (7.14%) Wireless
7 2 (7.14%) Internet
7 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle
7 2 (7.14%) CISSP
7 2 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (7.14%) DB2
7 2 (7.14%) Windows

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) VoIP
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
1 2 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Ranorex
2 3 (10.71%) Selenium
3 2 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.57%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Software Testing
1 11 (39.29%) Manual Testing
2 6 (21.43%) Scrum
2 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
3 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.14%) Kanban
4 2 (7.14%) Security Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Java
1 5 (17.86%) C#
2 4 (14.29%) C++
2 4 (14.29%) Ruby
2 4 (14.29%) Perl
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) ISEB
2 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
3 4 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) CISSP
4 2 (7.14%) CEH
4 2 (7.14%) CISMP
5 1 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
Nottingham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago